Roger Waters performs at the Desert Trip music festival on Oct. 9 in Indio. During the concert, he called on Israel to end its “occupation” of the Palestinian territories. A pro-Israel activist wants the city and Kings to cancel a Waters concert at Golden 1 Center in June.
Roger Waters performs at the Desert Trip music festival on Oct. 9 in Indio. During the concert, he called on Israel to end its “occupation” of the Palestinian territories. A pro-Israel activist wants the city and Kings to cancel a Waters concert at Golden 1 Center in June. Chris Pizzello Associated Press file
Roger Waters performs at the Desert Trip music festival on Oct. 9 in Indio. During the concert, he called on Israel to end its “occupation” of the Palestinian territories. A pro-Israel activist wants the city and Kings to cancel a Waters concert at Golden 1 Center in June. Chris Pizzello Associated Press file
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Foon Rhee

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Should a performer’s politics matter? Sacramento under fire for Roger Waters show

April 12, 2017 1:00 PM

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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.